Archaeologia Cantiana - Vol. 1 1858
Inventory of Juliana De Leyborne, Countess of Huntingdon
from the Surrenden Collection By L. B. L.
|Item, 4 cloths of gold
Item, 1 cloth of silver and 5 cloths of silk . . .
Item, divers vestments, books, and other ornaments
for my Lady's Chapel
Item, divers ornaments for my Lady's head
Item, divers my Lady's vestures, with fur, buttons,2
and other apparel, for my Lady's body
Item, divers beds, with their furniture
Item, 1 dorser,3 of the work of " Befs de
Item, one dorser with a coster4 of the arms of
Item, one dorser, with a coster of tawny worsted .
Item, three bankers5
Item, one pipe of red wine, value
Item, table cloths,6 towels, napkins, and other small
£26 13 4
5 6 8
£1683 6 11
31 0 8
10 8 0
37 5 4
48 16 2
2 0 0
13 6 8
1 6 0
0 5 0
2 13 4
7 7 8
houses. I have met with more than one instance
which seems to confirm my conjecture as to this modus operands in
effecting religious endowments. It is true that the King did not
always, in the first instance, as in the case of Preston, carry
out the donors' intentions—some State reasons interfering; but
eventually the endowments seem to have reached their destination.
1 This is
incorrectly summed up in the original; it should have been £1683
furura, botonura et aliis apparatibus."
hangings for the walls, at the back, as it were, of the sitter.
"Befs de Hampton," i.e. worked with the legend of
Bevis de Hampton; probably this was the tapestry at the head of
the hall, behind the dais.
i.e. side hangings or curtains. At the siege of Carlaverock,
Sir William de Leyborne, grandfather of Juliana, bore a pennon
with " Inde o sis blane lyons rampans," i.e. azure
six lions rampant argent, the " arms of Leyborne."
i.e. the covering of the benches or seats.
original has "mappae mensales, manutergia, sauenappe et alia
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